Face transplant recipient thriving one year after surgery

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 10:46pm
Mississippi firefighter Patrick Hardison's life changed in 2001 when the roof of a burning house collapsed on him. For 14 years, he battled pain, stares and a loss of hope -- until he got a face transplant in August of 2015. Dr. Jon LaPook spoke with Hardison about how his life has changed since then.

Infamous ex-pharma CEO Martin Shkreli weighs in on EpiPen price hike

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 10:30pm
Several members of Congress are demanding to know why the price of EpiPens has skyrocketed by 500 percent. The devices deliver a life-saving injection for people with severe allergies. Vinita Nair spoke with a former pharmaceutical exec who faced similar criticism last year.

One year after face transplant, ex-firefighter sees new "normal"

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 10:25pm
Firefighter Pat Hardison suffered severe burns in 2001. One year ago, he took a chance that has changed his life

FBI investigating Virginia stabbing as possible terror attack

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 10:00pm
The FBI is now investigating a gruesome stabbing at an apartment complex in Roanoke, Virginia as a possible act of terror. Twenty-year-old Wassil Farooqui has been charged in the attack. Chip Reid reports.

President Obama visits flood victims in Louisiana

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 9:58pm
President Obama walked through a devastated neighborhood in Zachary, Louisiana on Tuesday. He urged victims to apply for federal aid while acknowledging a full recovery will require more effort. Manuel Bojorquez has the latest.

Sanitation crews target standing water in Zika zones

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 9:56pm
In Miami Beach, city sanitation crews are vacuuming standing water, which is a breeding ground for Zika-carrying mosquitoes. This comes as officials are now trying to determine if there is a third hot spot in Florida. David Begnaud has more.

Clinton faces new accusations over meetings with Clinton Foundation donors

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 9:54pm
Donald Trump routinely calls Hillary Clinton a criminal, but this week he is adding a new crime to the list: racketeering. He claims donors to the Clinton family's charity got special treatment by the Clinton State Department. Nancy Cordes has more.

Mike Pence on Donald Trump's immigration policy

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 9:51pm
Donald Trump is re-tooling his controversial immigration policy, which included a vow to deport 11 million undocumented immigrants. So what's the plan that everyone's waiting to hear? Major Garrett asked Trump's running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.

Pa. man in dramatic rescue after trying to impress woman

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 8:59pm
Police say a man was trying to jump between buildings trying to impress a woman, requiring a dramatic, brick-removing rescue

Federal regulators want to ban swimming with dolphins in Hawaii

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 8:10pm
National Marine Fisheries Service says spinner dolphins -- the playful nocturnal species that humans in Hawaii routinely frolic with -- are being deprived of rest during the day and becoming stressed out

Parrot that sounds like R2-D2 on the loose in Maine

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 7:06pm
The 10-year-old Timneh African Grey parrot named Paco became spooked last week and flew off, and has been on the lam ever since

"Hey ISIS, you suck" billboard turning heads in Phoenix

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 5:47pm
The billboard campaign that's sprouted in two cities so far was envisioned by a group of young American Muslim fathers

Fla. senior citizen dismembered by dogs, witnesses say

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 5:03pm
"Probably the worst thing I've ever seen in my life," witness says; dogs' owner says neighbors regularly agitated his pets

Grieving mom's gift to school honors son's memory

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 4:28pm
On the day her little boy would have started kindergarten, Courtney Scott walked into school for a different reason

Outrage after couple leaves anti-immigrant message for waitress

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 3:56pm
Instead of leaving a tip for their waitress, one couple left a hateful message at the bottom of their check: "We only tip citizens." Bruce Leshan of WUSA9 has the story.

Homeless woman proves Social Security owes her $100K

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 3:48pm
Wanda Witter, 80, moved to the District of Columbia in 1999 to seek work after losing her job as a machinist years earlier

Restored voting rights sought for disabled people

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 2:36pm
All but about a dozen states have some type of law limiting voting rights for individuals based on competence

30 strangers attend woman's funeral after online plea

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 2:05pm
A rabbi's daughter mentioned an 83-year-old's funeral would have no one there on Facebook, so strangers showed up to be pallbearers

Pa. man in dramatic rescue after trying to impess woman

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 12:59pm
Police say a man was trying to jump between buildings trying to impress a woman, requiring a dramatic, brick-removing rescue

Muslim NYPD captain fights crime and prejudice

CBS US News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 12:39pm
Out of 36,000 NYPD officers, there are about 1,000 Muslim officers. Jamiel Altaheri is one of them. But it's not on the streets where he faces his biggest challenge. Michelle Miller reports.

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